Hot Events: February 20, 2020
Rage Against the Machine - The extensive tour dates arrive after the previously announced March warm-up shows and festival headlining slots, including Coachella, Boston Calling and Firefly. Supported by Run the Jewels, the band will embark on the seven-month trek starting March 26th at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. They’ll hit major U.S. arenas across the spring and summer, including Chicago’s United Center on May 19th. On August 10th and 11th, they’ll perform two consecutive nights at New York’s Madison Square Garden, before heading off to England for both the Leeds and Reading Festival. They’ll wrap up in Poland on September 10th.
Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters have announced a tour celebrating the band’s 25th anniversary. The 2020 Van Tour, which will revisit cities that Foo Fighters toured through in 1995 behind their eponymous debut album, kicks off April 12 in Phoenix and will take them across North America.
Rolling Stones - The Rolling Stones have announced their critically acclaimed NO FILTER tour will return to North America for a 15-city run in 2020 and will make a stop in the Carolinas on July 1 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. The new dates follow their record-breaking, sold-out performances of 2019, heralded by Rolling Stone as "A triumph for the World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band."
BTS - BTS will embark on the Map of the Soul Tour in April, hitting stadiums across South Korea, North America, Europe and Japan. Fifteen of those dates include stadiums in the United States and Canada, marking their most ambitious North American trek to date. And lest anybody question the South Korean septet’s incredible concert draw in North America, half of those dates sold out during their first weekend on sale. But don’t worry, we have your tickets.
Sam Hunt - Sam Hunt said he was devoting 2020 to touring, and finally, he's proving he wasn't kidding. The "Kinfolks" singer just announced the Southside Tour. The tour begins on May 28 and includes stops nationwide through September. Kip Moore and Travis Denning will be the primary opening acts on the tour, with Ernest and Brandi Cyrus also joining him.
Justin Bieber - The Changes Tour, presented by T-Mobile and promoted by AEG Presents, will feature special guests Kehlani and Jaden Smith and kick off in Seattle at the CenturyLink Field on May 14th. The trek includes stops in Las Vegas, Chicago, Nashville, Miami and Montreal before wrapping in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on September 26th at MetLife Stadium.
NCAA March Madness - The most famous college tournament is coming to NYC. The NCAA Tournament East Regional will come to MSG March 27-March 20, 2020.
Mets Opening Day - New York Mets will be opening their season at Citi Field on March 26 to open the new year against the Nationals. The Mets will, then, stay home on March 30 when the Phillies come to town for a three-game series.
Yankees Opening Day - New York's 2020 season begins in Baltimore on March 26. It'll be the second-straight year the Yankees opened their season at Camden Yards. March 26 is the earliest date the Yankees have ever started a season. They then return home for their home opener. New York's home opener will be on Thursday, April 2, against the Blue Jays.
My Name is Lucy Barton - Four-time Emmy winner, two-time Golden Globe winner, three-time Academy Award and four-time Tony nominee Laura Linney returns to Broadway in a haunting new solo play adapted by Rona Munro from the bestselling novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout. A sold-out sensation originally produced by the London Theatre Company at the Bridge Theatre in London, Ms. Linney reprises her role as Lucy Barton, a woman who wakes after an operation to find – much to her surprise – her mother at the foot of her bed. They haven’t seen each other in years. During their days-long visit, Lucy tries to understand her past, works to come to terms with her family, and begins to find herself as a writer. This spellbinding story is directed by five-time Olivier Award winner Richard Eyre.
Andrea Bocelli - Noted Italian opera singer, songwriter, and record producer Andrea Bocelli announced he will be undertaking a brief run of North American dates in late Spring 2020. The Met Opera was postponed from 2/10 and he will now perform on 4/20.